Principal Dr. Linda Sheppard 

School Hours:  9:15am-3:30pm | Early Release:  9:15am-1:00pm

This school is temporarily located at:
18100 Washington Grove Lane
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Vision Statement 

We at Candlewood Elementary School recognize the individual needs of our student body. We see our school as a learning environment conducive to developing the fullest potential of each of our students in a safe learning environment which promotes positive social interactions.



Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 23
Grade 5 to Strathmore Music Center

Thursday, October 30
Grade 1 to Croydon Creek
Fall Fun Classroom Celebration

Friday, October 31
Professional day for teachers (no school for students)

Tuesday, November 04
Holiday - Gubernatorial Election Day

Wednesday, November 05
Soaring Eagles Assembly

Friday, November 07
Grade 4 to Battle Creek,Flag Ponds

Monday, November 10
Early release days, K-8 (parent conferences)

Tuesday, November 11
Early release days, K-8 (parent conferences)

Recent News

  • Moving to the New Candlewood

    Candlewood will be closing two days before winter break begins.  This will allow staff time for packing, unpacking and setting up space in the new site.  Instruction will resume when the students return from the holiday on January 5, 2015.  

  • Add Money to Your Child's Lunch Account

    Click the link above to access My Lunch Money and add money to your child's lunch account.

  • Student Absences

    Is your student sick?


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